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Lockdown 5.0: In 'exit plan,' positive sign for Metro, malls, restaurants

The new guidelines for the extended lockdown, however, will be comparatively much stricter for 13 worst Covid-19-hit cities

Migrants undergo thermal screening at Lalgarh Junction before they board a special train to their native place Madhubani (Bihar), during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Bikaner
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Migrants undergo thermal screening at Lalgarh Junction before they board a special train to their native place Madhubani (Bihar), during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Bikaner

IANS New Delhi
Three days ahead of completing 68-day countrywide lockdown, the Centre is learnt to have come up with a roadmap of an exit plan from the crisis in its fourth extension of the restrictions '5.0' which may allow malls and restaurants to reopen and limit restrictions only in containment zones.

Other activities expected to get the government nod could include movement of Delhi Metro and opening of more markets. There is a possibility of allowing religious places to function. But social distancing norms, use of face cover and Aarogya Setu mobile app would be the key entry tickets everywhere.

However, education

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First Published: May 29 2020 | 5:16 PM IST

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